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Stedman and Hutchinson, comps. A Library of American Literature:
An Anthology in Eleven Volumes. 1891.
Vols. IX–XI: Literature of the Republic, Part IV., 1861–1889


By Edwin Markham (1852–1940)

SHE comes like the hush and beauty of the night,

But sees too deep for laughter;

Her touch is a vibration and a light

From worlds before and after.